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Gladiolus spp.

Common Name(s):
Glads, Sword lilies
Cultivar(s):
G. byzantinus , G. colvillei, G. nanus, G. tubergenii, G. rosalind
Categories:
Edible Plants, Summer Bulbs
Comment:

Good cut flower; numerous cultivars; make consecutive planting to extend flowering season.

Season:
Spring/Summer
Light:
Full Sun
Color:
Most colors
Height:
24-48 in. (50-100 cm)
Space:
5 in. (12 cm)
Depth:
5 in. (12.5 cm)
Organ:
Corm
Hardiness:
Tender III - injured below 25 degrees F (2C)
Storage:
Harvest corms after foliage dies. Store dry in mesh bags with good air circulation at 35-41 degrees F (2-5C)
Tags:
summer bulb, full sun, corm, most flower colors

NCCES plant id: 896

Gladiolus Gladiolus